ESL Reading Completion Exercises 10

Online ESL Reading completion exercises for students and teachers - Complete the readings on biology on this page with the correct options.

1. Flora and Fauna

Nature has millions of interwoven interrelationships among the numerous flora and fauna. ----. These food webs and pyramids can give scientists a broad idea that organisms interact with each other for their food, shelter and mating. Each specific interrelationship if studied in depth can be very interesting and brings to light significant facts of our surroundings and the importance of every living being on this earth.

A) But, we have been destroying such interrelationships in the path of
B) If the entire nature is considered one machine every living being has its
        own role in running of this machine
C) Such relationships are the basis for the food webs and food pyramids
D) Hence, scientists must educate public opinion for implementing the
        conservation programs
E) The scientific community has not been able to keep pace with the
        complexity of ecological relationships

2. Brain Linguistic Systems

Neurocognitive Linguistics is an attempt to understand the linguistic system of the human brain. The object of investigation is the mental system that supports our language processing. ----. That is the basic challenge facing neurocognitive linguistics. But since our linguistic systems are housed in our brains, we have no choice but to treat language as a mental phenomenon.

A) Man has always been fascinated by amazing facts about his own brain
B) Of course, this mental system is not directly observable
C) There have been numerous kinds of research done on the brain
D) There was one single professor famous for his ideas about the function
        of the brain
E) The structure of a human brain is totally different from that of an

3. Hearing, Taste and Smell

We hear only by means of the ears. If we are born deaf, or if injury destroys so me important part of the hearing mechanism, the n we cannot hear. Similarly, we taste only by means of the taste organs in the mouth, and smell only with the organs of smell in the nose. ----.

A) The dependence of mind upon body in a general way was evident to
B) Light from the picture is refracted within the eyes, forming an image on
        each retina
C) Thus, injuries to the eyes or the optic nerve make it impossible for us
        to see
D) In a word, our primary knowledge of the world comes only through the
        sense organs
E) The intermediate frequencies give us the intermediate colors of
        blue-green and orange

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